About the show

Interesting people. Intriguing conversations. Improvised sketch comedy?!?

Each episode, host Stuart Rice invites someone who is incredibly interesting to have a conversation about who they are and what they do and then helps them create an improvised sketch based on what they talked about right then-and-there!

It's fun, it's different, and it's the only show like it on the internet!

Are you interesting? Do you know someone interesting? They would be great for the show! Go to bit.ly/SCPSbeaguest and sign up!

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  • Claire Malkie | Risk-Taker and Political Motivator for the “Meh” Crowd

    August 26th, 2020  |  Season 5  |  38 mins 35 secs
    actress, chicago, conversation, improv, podcaster, sketch

    Claire Malkie grew up in Virginia and studied classical acting at Hofstra University. After graduating, someone suggested moving to Chicago and, without skipping a beat, she jumped at the opportunity. Arriving in Chicago ready to tackle the stage, she soon realized that the opportunities were pretty limited, but there were tons of opportunities to do improv. So, she headed back to improv school and started learning and performing at Comedy Court and has worked at a number of festivals.

  • Dan Ram | Event MC, TEDx Speaker & Lion Attack Survivor

    July 22nd, 2020  |  Season 5  |  46 mins 30 secs
    coach, conversation, mc, sketch, tedx

    Dan Ram is an accidental event master of ceremonies, has given TEDx talks 5 times and can even show you how to get yourself doing the same thing as a coach. He has met celebrities of all sorts, including being on-stage with Barak Obama, who actually remembered his name even if Dan mispronounced his.

  • Frank King | Comedian, TED Speaker & Suicidal Superhero

    February 10th, 2020  |  Season 5  |  59 mins 40 secs
    comedian, mental health, ted

    Where most would see this as a detriment, Frank has turned suicide into a lucrative career as a comedian, public speaker and TED Talker. As The Mental Health Comedian, Frank confronts the standard taboos associated with suicide and speaks openly about it, letting people know that these feelings are not just theirs and creating a dialog that allows people to get the help that they need.

  • Dune DiCarnage | Your Friendly, Neighborhood Human Cyborg - Part 2

    January 13th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  48 mins 31 secs
    conversation, sketch

    Continuing the conversation with the most interesting cyborg you know!

  • Dune DiCarnage | Your Friendly, Neighborhood Human Cyborg - Part 1

    December 16th, 2019  |  Season 4  |  50 mins 44 secs
    actor, conversation, law enforcement

    Dune DiCarnage is hard to pin down, he has had so many careers and jobs in the past, and none of them could be considered ordinary. He has been a secret agent, a dancer at Zion (in the Matrix), and now patrols the city at night as part-man, part-machine seeking vengeance upon evil. Okay, that last part is not completely accurate, but I would not put it past Dune for that to be true.

  • Bunny Young | Addicted to Great Danes and Saving the World

    December 2nd, 2019  |  Season 4  |  44 mins 58 secs
    consultant, conversation, sketch

    Bunny is a therapist turned consultant (you may be noticing a trend as of late...) who specializes in helping companies recognize work/life balance and become better at making the world a better place, which is sort of her life's mission statement. Her company, "A Better Place Consulting" (abetterplaceconsulting.com), is a place where small to large companies go for more direction and also hire her for speaking engagements.

  • Mark Whitney | Political Podcaster, Comedic Performer, 2020 Presidential Candidate

    November 6th, 2019  |  Season 4  |  44 mins 21 secs
    comedian, conversation, podcaster, politician, sketch

    Mark Whitney is, in fact, running for President in 2020. This is not a joke, he is serious, and I think it is wonderful that we could get a chance to hear someone like Mark debate the other two candidates on a national level. Mark has experiences, from starting as an Electrolux Vacuum salesman to becoming a Ben & Jerry’s kingpin, to losing it all and landing in prison which set him up to come back and start a very successful law website… this story has to be heard to be believed!

  • Jarrod Haning | Xtreme Concert Violinist & Mind-Reading Income Doubler

    October 22nd, 2019  |  Season 4  |  42 mins 59 secs
    coach, conversation, musician, sketch

    Jarrod uses a Nobel-nominated process called mind-scanning that helps uncover and unlock your true potential at Mindset Performance. I am in the middle of going through this process now and it is amazing. You can get a free mind-scan and consultation by going to minsetperformance.co!

  • Susan Guthrie | A Kinder, Gentler Divorce Lawyer

    September 24th, 2019  |  Season 4  |  48 mins 47 secs
    conversation, lawyer, sketch

    Susan Guthrie has been a divorce attorney for 30 years, and now calls herself a recovering litigator and helps people separate peacefully and respectfully with mediation. After living in California for a couple of years, she even offers a mindfulness track with mediation, breathing exercises and intention setting.

  • S. Anthony Thomas | Comedian, Podcaster, Modern Day Mark Twain

    September 18th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  49 mins 55 secs
    comedian, conversation, podcaster, sketch

    S. Anthony Thomas started out as a standup at an early age and caught fire immediately. Before the flood of other comedians that decided to go down the podcast path, S. started in the medium early and created a really fantastic format that is all his own. S. Anthony’s show “S. Anthony Says” is one part Moth, one part Andy Rooney and 100% S. Anthony. It is one of my favorite shows on the internet, and has been for years.

  • Steve Wollett | Gaming Mastermind, Movie Mogul and Legit Bank Robber

    September 9th, 2019  |  Season 4  |  32 mins 12 secs
    author, conversation, criminal, director, gaming, sketch

    Steve Wollett started off as an idiot (his words, not mine) and progressed into an honest-to-god bank robber in his early years. No joke. This guy made hundreds of thousands of dollars walking into banks and spending about 2 minutes, then walking out with a sack full of cash!

  • Josh McCullough | "Murder in the Rain" Producer and Disturbingly Awkward Movie Watcher

    August 27th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 13 secs
    conversation, podcaster, sketch, true crime

    Josh McCullough is a close friend, a fellow bandmate and is a fellow podcaster on the very successful "Murder in the Rain" podcast.